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morning. some storms could be strong this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first -- and with sarah -- first we check in with sarah. >> there is an accident in hampstead. continued closures in the city along light street because of the water main break repairs. not tracking anything significant or delay-wise. about 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. a look outside as you prepare for your morning commute on the west side. no delays and near security. this is the north side of york road. so far so good. no problems on 95 coming out of the northeast. 895 checks out fine towards the
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harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the legal process is underway in the wake of one of the worst mass murders in u.s. history. >> 12 dead at close to 60 others were injured. >> good morning . the theater where the mass murder took place remains close. it could be months before the trial begins. yesterday the public had a chance to look of the alleged killer face to face. the makeshift memorial keeps growing across from the theater today after a brief hearing to read james holmes his rights. the accused mass murderer seemed dazed as family members of some of the victims sat nearby. >> he does look fairly demotic
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something like that. his eyes are kind of crazy looking. there's something wrong with that man. >> holmes recently dropped out of grant school. he spent thousands of dollars on weapons and ammunition and dressed up like a batman character and open fire on this theater. 10 were dead in the theater and two died later. among them were jessica. >> we were awakened by the most horrific scream i have ever heard in my life. >> the victims range in age from 6 to 51. there are many stories of heroism. her friend saved her life. they made it out alive. >> we were waiting there literally in the mouth of hell.
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literally from every aspect. i just remember opening my eyes and i was on the ground, blood everywhere, and i said, get up. >> there is no word about motive. an entire community is left to wonder what led to the killings and how this committee will recover. formal charges will, on monday. a decision on whether to seek the death how it will come later. >> we will have continuing coverage on our website, you can read the latest information and let that slide shows on how the country is remembering the victims. >> crushing sanctions to penn state university in response to the freeh report.
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the school faces $60 million in fines. it will lose 20 football scholarships each year for the next four years. all wins from 1998 are vacated from the record book. the ncaa president said the sanctions serve as a debt chgutk for penn state. >> the sports themselves can become too big to fail and too big to challenge. >> penn state's football program will also be placed on probation for five years. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions headed down to penn state university? you can share your response on
5:05 am, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> police officers investigating a late-night shooting. the shooting happened on mccain avenue. homicide detectives are now investigating due to the severity of the injuries. sensing for a man convicted in the shooting of a dentist. a person testified that she paid $25,000 to kill the doctor. >> the aclu wants to end battles between police officers and citizens who pullout there cell phones to record police officers. nadia ramdass has the details. >> good morning. this spurs from a situation the
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lead to a lawsuit that the u.s. department of justice got involved. a man and a baltimore city police department. a man was arrested for allegedly assaulting somebody at a ticket counter. a witness said he recorded the arrest on his cell phone. police seized the phone. >> as long as they are not interfering with the work of the police department, they have a right to record officers when they are doing the jobs out in public to keep the police accountable. >> baltimore city police say this is the lumber an issue. there released new rules saying recorders must be allowed. if any of lizard breaks the guy like, they faced department sanctions. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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ravens training camp officially begins later today. joe flacco and rookies will start practice sessions at the under armour performance center in owings mills this afternoon. keith mills will have more on training camp coming up on sports. >> 76 degrees on tv hill. the first u.s. catholics learned his fate today. >> a pencil player mayor could be in contempt of court -- a pennsylvania mayor could be in contempt of court. ♪
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>> welcome back. clear skies. no weather problems expected. we could see some strong thunderstorms this afternoon. 75 at the airport. 74 in parkton. it will be a hot day today. after lunch time, we will see a chance for some thunderstorms. we'll talk more about that and check the seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> a catholic church leader will learn his fate after he is charged with child endangerment. he was found guilty for its poor handling of child abuse claims. he faces a maximum of seven years in prison. he was the first church official for allegedly helping the
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archdiocese covering child abuse. the mayor of scranton could face charges for cutting the wages of city workers. a judge ordered him not to do so. >> the first american women to fly in space has died. sally ride indicted yesterday. she lifted off aboard the space shuttle challenger in 1993. she has helped young girls to pursue a career in science and technology. >> 5:11, 76 degrees on tv hill. billions of dollars for the airline industry's in fees. >> apple is making some changes to their iphone design.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have one accident in hampstead. use caution. police are on the scene. closures along light street because of the water main break. moving well on the west side at
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11 minutes. 10 minutes to go south on 95 towards 32. this is 795 at owings mills. southbound traffic is still very light all the way down to the beltway. this is 95 in the white marsh area. a smooth start all the way down towards the fort mchenry. not tracking any problems at the area bridges this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to david allen of the mta. >> we still have the number 1, 10, 61, and 120 buses diverting at light street. there is a new water main break this morning. number 35 is diverting. number 50 bus is diverting because of construction. penn 401 is operating 10 to 50
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minutes late. light rail looking good, along with the metro subway. -- penn 401 is operating 10 to 15 minutes late. >> we're about to make a transition in air mass this morning. the boundary separating them will slide through this afternoon. it could create some big thunderstorms later today. we're smack in the middle of the possibility of severe weather which could include large hail and heavy rain. it doesn't necessarily mean it will happen but we have to say there is the possibility. strong thunderstorms along the boundary in parts of wisconsin, illinois, and indiana.
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the cluster of storms looks pretty impressive and it is diving down to the south east. there could be some bumpy weather later today. the skies right now are basically clear. 79 downtown. it is still a little muggy. dew points are around 70 degrees. the forecast for today -- we start out with some sunshine. maybe some thunderstorms later today. it will be hot with temperatures in the mid 90's. the average high temperature is 87. the record for today is 101. wave heights 1 to 2 feet if you take the boat out today. it will be a lot nicer tomorrow.
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temperatures in the mid to upper a 90's. the heat comes right back after that. 95 on thursday. it does look like it will cool off into the upper 80's on saturday and sunday. >> iphone diehards are in for a surprise when apple releases its new our phone. there will no longer be a wide charging dock. the change means you have to buy a new power chargers and speakers because the old accessories will not work with the new iphone 5 without an adopter. airlines around the world made more than $22 billion in revenue in extra charges last year and that was up 66% from
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2009. many americans are struggling with their day-to-day finances. many are having problems with their financial futures. we have some tips. >> the sluggish u.s. economy has not made it easy for many u.s. households to think about their financial future. financial this isn't makers were asked about that money planning. less than one-third said they have a comprehensive financial plan. planning is about shorter term goals too. >> plan for rainy days and emergencies and estate planning
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are all a part of financial planning. >> more than half said investing seems complicated. simple savings can be a good start. do not skip it because you cannot throw a lot of money at a long-term goal. consider the consequences of any money decision no matter how small it appears at the time. it is ok to revise a plan. >> back to you. >> fans hold off on buying iphones. big bucks to lobby congress. ellen braitman has our bloomberg business report. >> google spent nearly $4 million on congressional
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lobbying in the second time. apple pie is made sarin has to do with copyright concerns and a mainthat -- apple's concern has to do with copyright concerns. the latest earnings from apple after the closing bell tonight. sales of current iphones fell in the third quarter because people were holding off and waiting for the new release this fall. apple could post their slowest sales in more than two years. stock futures are pointed to some small declines. a concern about the european debt crisis and china's economy continuing to slow down. a new survey revealing one in
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five said an average of $500 on gifts for friends in a typical year. nearly 40% declined to be in a bridal party because of the high cost. those bridesmaids' dresses can be quite expensive. that is business news. ellen braitman reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> i want to go to the chick- fil-a controversy. the head of the company has his stance on gay marriage and this is getting deeper. >> the muppets are getting involved on the issue. i will have that and more on some back-to-school deals that are out there in the next hour. >> thank you. >> 76 degrees on tv hill. we are three days away from the
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opening ceremonies to the olympics. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions handed down to penn state university? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> talk about a big jackpot for the maryland lottery. the present $80 million than 2011 and that shatters the previous sales record. there was a huge powerball jackpot. more than five letter million dollars will go to maryland's general fund -- more than $500
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million will go to maryland's general fund. >> several places around baltimore getting ready to bring the london and his hair back to maryland. the index has been one of those places -- union jacks has been one of those places. there will be offering all kinds of food and drink specials for the opening games. we are your home for the olympic games. watch the olympics don't starting this friday night. we have three reporters in london right now. 5:26. 76 degrees on tv hill. a burglar could also be
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behind two other assaults. >> what to do if caught on tape? >> good news if you're ride the mta. an upgrade to the baltimore transit. >> the was a bank is pretty quiet but we could see some strong thunderstorms this afternoon. >> quiet on the major roadways. one accident in hampste
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today.
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another warm start to the morning. >> there's a possibility which the get some strong thunderstorms later today. no concerns for the morning commute. 75 degrees at the airport. we will make it up to 95 this afternoon. a front will move then. you can get some bumpy weather and that might be the case this afternoon. you'll like the seven-day forecast. >> delay-wise we're doing very well. one problem in hampstead, we are tracking an accident. use extra caution as police continue to work to clear out of the way. we are tracking closures in the city along light street. let's check our speed sensors. 57 over towards towson on the north side.
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a nice start on 295 heading down towards 100. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 795. it is building southbound but a nice start from franklin boulevard all the way to the beltway. southbound traffic is building. moving well and delay-free from the cecil county line all the way down to the fort mchenry and beyond. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the aclu once more police training. >> nadia ramdass is live at city police headquarters with some details for us. >> this spurs from a situation that led to a lawsuit which the u.s. department of justice got involved. it was the recording that is at the center of the dispute
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between an owings mills man and the baltimore city police department. on the 2010 incident, officers attempt to arrest a woman who has a bloody nose. police claim she is intoxicated and assaulted somebody at the ticket counter and punched an officer. a man claimed police took his cell phone and erased it. >> citizens have a right to -- as long as they are not interfering with the work of the police department, they have a right to record officers when they are doing their jobs out there in public to help keep the police accountable. >> baltimore city police released a general order, defining the policy on handling situations where citizens are recording. it is proactive attempt following -- >> i do not think there is any
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department that has demonstrated a better commitment to show its members it is ok for individual members to record police. >> the e aclu wants all police department to side clear guidelines that citizens have a right to record the officers. the one officers to receive training so they know the policy. baltimore city police say this no longer is a problem. there released guidelines last year saying police officers must allow these recordings and if they do not, they face departmental sanctions. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police are calling the death of a woman questionable. officials say the body was found inside an apartment. a man who also lives in the building was arrested on
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unrelated charges and is being questioned about the woman's death. the body was so badly decomposed. police are awaiting reports of a toxicology test. a suspect in a burglary has been linked to an assault case. police say ricky bostic is the same man who assaulted a woman and her roommate back in may in towson. >> we compared his fingerprints to evidence from the sexual assault in towson. the finger prints or a match. >> he remains behind bars. >> $40 million to the city of baltimore. ray lahood was there for monday's announcement. there will replace the kirk
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division bus facility and to reduce noise pollution. the funds will add much-needed construction jobs to the local economy. >> the president was able to sign a transportation bill that will put hundreds of maryland there'ers to work. >> construction is expected to be complete by 2014. it is on clear what appears on the downtown water main break will be completed. a smaller pipe has already been replaced. underground utilities have slowed down the progress. streets remain closed during the work but traffic has not been to bad. >> people are doing a pretty good job finding alternate
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routes. >> businesses along the construction route are opened. >> when do start and had to do it effectively? the mother started speaking spanish to her kids at birth and she says it takes a commitment. >> it was my husband speaking english to them and i was going to speak spanish. well required of me was to give up english. >> sarah will show to their teaching methods tonight at 5:00 p.m. when is the best time to teach your children a second language. 76 degrees on tv hill.
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two new cancer drugs offered hope to patients. >> looking to cure a broken heart. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions handed down to penn state university? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we are tracking a new problem on the west side, a vehicle fire. [ male announcer ] we've made verizon fios
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>> welcome back. 5239. :39. skies are basically clear. let's look at the other temperatures. 75 at the airport. 73 in westminster. a mixture of sun and clouds. scattered thunderstorms later this afternoon and some could be strong. high temperature of 95. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> the fda approves two new drug to treat patients with advanced stages of cancer. >> the breast cancer drug was approved use by post menopausal women. the fda also approved a drug to treat cancer of the drug marrow.
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betteres there's nothing to hill and a broken heart than a tissue. >> the new tissue is also the answer for patients with heart failure. there were able to grow using a protein that stimulates cell growth. searchers were able to grow new heart tissue in animals in just four weeks. >> the orioles look to keep their win streak alive. keith mills will have highlights. >> more on those candidates back on the presidential campaign trail. >> we're in for another hot day today but tony says the cooldown is on the way.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. on the southwest corner of the beltway, word of a possible vehicle fire. watch for that as you make your way up towards 70. we do have a problem in hampstead. use extra caution. police are on the scene of an accident. southbound 83 to the beltway, speeds on average 65 miles per hour. concede closures on light street between baltimore and lombard. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update at frederick. outer loop traffic is heavier at this time. no sign of delays heading towards the incident. here's a quick live look at
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traffic. 95 out of the white marsh area. problem free from the tydings memorial bridge down towards the fort mchenry. no official delay at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. we go to dave allen of the mta. >> a new water main break is in effect and that is diverting the number 35 bus. the repairs on the water main at light street and lombard remain. some bosses are still diverting around the repair area. the number 50 bus is diverting at chesterfield. 870 is now 10 minutes late. the camden and brunswick lines looking good this morning. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. it will be another hot day
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today. we will carry the heat and humidity with a cold front coming by. oftentimes you get strong thunderstorms. here is the front we're talking about. it will sweep through here this afternoon. will create at least a slight chance for some severe weather in the mid-atlantic region including some large hail and wind gusts over 60 miles per hour. at least right now there is nothing going on. as will looked upstream, we can see some big thunderstorms near chicago and milwaukee. if they hold together, they could visit us later this afternoon. we will see how this goes. right now we have clear skies and maybe a few high, thin
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clouds. it is warm and muggy. 75 at the airport. 74 in parkton. sunshine this morning. a few clouds will move than this afternoon. scattered showers and thunderstorms later today and some could be kind of strong. we will take a roller-coaster ride temperature-wise. 87 tomorrow. it will be a comfortable day on wednesday. we get back into the mid 9 90's. 95 on thursday. mid to upper a 90's on saturday and sunday. waves,"t see any "heat and that is a good thing. >> the temporary truce between
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the presidential candidates has vanished. >> both men are returning to the attacks. >> hallie jackson is live with this report. we're seeing a shift in tone and topic. >> the campaign is turning to more talk about military and foreign policy. a new softer ad in the obama campaign it debuted in ninth ballot grounds states. the gop candidate mitt romney is letting it to his candidate for what he calls almost all attack ads. the attacks are backe. president obama made his case.
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>> when your commander in chief, you know the troops a plan. >> implying mitt romney doesn't have one. >> if your priority is jobs come you try to find a way to keep the tax rates down so that you have more money to hire more people. >> both candidates are working to win over the military vote. some say obama is gaining ground on young veterans. mitt romney is expected to slam president obama for weakening u.s. leadership worldwide as mitt romney gets ready to take his own international trip later this week. >> republicans generally tended to do better with veterans. >> john mccain won the majority of the military vote. mccain was a veteran.
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romney nor obama has served in war. neither has military experience. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 76 degrees on tv hill. the orioles have an all star yankee to have to worry about. keith mills has the highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions handed down to penn state university?
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>> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> good morning. the orioles unable to get the sweep of the indians last night. they lose the final game of the series, 3-1. they come back to play tampa tonight at camden yards. shin-shoo choo and the indians against tommy hunter last night. the only mistake tommy hunter made in the third. choo does not miss it and he has 12 home runs. nick markakis runs out of room. in the eighth, 2-1, maybe the biggest play. nick markakis is that first. johnny damon davis in out.
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the third base coach dave nick the stop sign but he did not see it. jim thome strikes out to end the threat. the birds did not score again. an insurance run. 3-1. the birds kickoff a big six game homestand against the rays and a's. last night, ichiro suzuki was traded to the yankees. he takes some bows. how odd was that? then he helped the yankees beat the mariners. this was career hit number 2534. he ends the game with a fly ball catch. the yankees win. ichiro suzuki is now a yankee.
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i used to love thehim. ravens begin trading camp today. joe flacco beginning his fifth training camp and still let negotiations for a new contract. the rest of the team reports on wednesday. the first open practice for the fans is saturday, august 4 at m&t bank stadium. we'll hear from ray lewis who begins his 17th year with the ravens. >> thank you. the ncaa has spoken. students are reacting to the sanctions against penn state university. >> police in utah have no idea what to say about this car accident. they say the girl who was driving the car is ok and say
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she could not do this again if she tried. >> some competition for these kittens. >> the weather is pretty quiet right now but there is the possibility for some severe weather this afternoon. >> we have a vehicle fire on the southwest corner.
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>> the aclu --what to do when police are taped. >> the public sees the alleged gunman in the call rather gunman in the call rather


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